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My new book is out!!

It’s available on Amazon.

Here’s the back-cover blurb:

Challenging readers to rethink what they read and why, the author questions the aesthetic assumptions that have led to the devaluing of fanfiction–a genre criticized as both tasteless and derivative–and other “guilty pleasure” reading (and writing), including romance and fantasy.

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Feminism

Guest Author

Today, my guest is Caroline Clemmons, spinner of western tales of romance and adventure. Her newest and last book of her Bride Brigade series sounds great! 1,121 more words

Books And Reading

The Decline of the Short Story in Conventional Publishing

Once upon a time, short stories were very popular. There were countless genre magazines (the most famous/infamous of which were undoubtedly those devoted to horror) that regularly released collections of short stories not only by popular and well-established authors but also by newcomers. 912 more words

Short Stories

New Old Books.....

Getting the rights to a book back from a large publishing house can be a challenge. I spent at least three years trying to get the rights back on my last traditionally published book, MAN OF THE WEST, written under the pseudonym Sadie Callahan. 677 more words

Books And Reading

Readers (and Writers) Beware!

The world of electronic publishing and reading has been a blessing to many people. My DH for instance. On his Kindle reader he can enlarge the font and enjoy reading without his glasses. 2,306 more words

Books And Reading

A Rocky Journey...

At last, I’m sneaking up on the end of THE HORSEMAN, Book #3 of the Sons of Texas trilogy and below is the blurb. I hope to release the e-book in July or August at the latest. 637 more words

Books And Reading

DOES THE LONG-TAIL BENEFIT SMALL PUBLISHERS? EVIDENCE FROM THE FRENCH PUBLISHING INDUSTRY

By Stéphanie Peltier, Françoise Benhamou and Mamoudou Toure

What does the long tail effect mean? In many industries, sales are concentrated on a few products in spite of the diversity of products available. 898 more words

Econometric Studies